Key Features

  • Comprehensive approach offers in-depth coverage of the theory and practice of cranial osteopathy, as well as the anatomy and interrelationships of the structures involved.
  • Logically organized, easy-to-follow chapters employ consistent headings for each structure and step-by-step sequencing of techniques.
  • Extensive illustrations include high quality photographs and line drawings to clarify important concepts.
  • The osteopathic methodology and treatment techniques are described for all cranial structures, including the osteopathic approach to headaches.
  • A comprehensive chapter on the temporo mandibular joint includes detailed coverage of TMJ dysfunction and the osteopathic approach to treatment.

Table of Contents

Forewords
Acknowledgements
Preface
Acknowledgements
Quotations
Introduction
1. The sphenobasilar synchondrosis (SBS )
2. The ethmoid bone
3. Vomer
4. The Temporal bones
5. The Frontal bone
6. The Parietal bones
7. The Maxillae
8. The Palatine bones
9. The Zygomatic bones
10. The Nasal bones, lacrimal bones and inferior nasal conchae
11. The mandible and temperomandibular joint
12. The Orofacial structures, pterygopalatine ganglion and Pharynx
13. The Nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses
14. The Eye
15. The viscerocranium
16. Head, face and neck pain
17. The organ of hearing and balance
18. Midline
19. Special techniques
20. Biodynamic approach to cranial osteopathy
Glossary
German bibliography
English reading list
Index

Details

No. of pages:
728
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Electronic ISBN:
9780702036675
Electronic ISBN:
9780702063596
Print ISBN:
9780443074998

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